News By Month: July 2019

Golden Valley’s end of summer celebration, the Penny Carnival, is this Fri, Aug 2, 12:30–2 pm, and this is an afternoon you or your kids won’t want to miss out on. Read More

Brookview’s lawn bowling green has received the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) Award of Excellence. The award will be presented to the Golden Valley Parks and Recreation Department at the Aug 7 Golden Valley City Council meeting. Read More

The City of Minneapolis is performing catch basin repair near the eastern border of Golden Valley that requires a full closure of Theodore Wirth Pkwy beginning Aug 1. The road is expected to reopen by Aug 5. Read More

The Concerts in the Park performance by the Banjo Boys originally set for July 15 is rescheduled for Mon, Aug 19, 7 pm. Read More

Hennepin County is hosting an open house Aug 8, 5–7 pm, at Brookview for Golden Valley residents and community members to learn more about the 2020 Glenwood Ave Improvements Project. Read More

After a fun water week, the Playground Adventure Van has even more in store for the upcoming week. Mon, July 29–Fri, Aug 2, the van will be bringing science equipment to five Golden Valley parks for some really cool science experiments! Read More

This year’s Golden Valley Firefighter Recruitment Expo is Aug 8, 6:30 pm, at Fire Station One. The Expo is a great opportunity for residents to talk with current firefighters and try out a few different firefighting skills. Read More

Distracted driving contributes to nearly one-fifth of all auto accidents in Minnesota. The goal of the statewide Hands-Free Law, which takes effect Aug 1, is to force drivers to put down their device while driving in hopes of reducing distracted driving related accidents. Read More

Weather permitting, work on the guardrails on Noble Ave (from Culver Rd north to the fire hydrant) is scheduled to begin the week of July 29. The road will remain open to traffic, but delays may occur during work hours. Read More

The Ballfield Improvement Project will begin next week at Wesley Park and Lions Park. Work will also be conducted on the Schaper Park ballfields but will not begin until league play concludes in October. Read More